Short survey for NI faith based organisations

Northern Ireland’s sector umbrella body NICVA is currently delivering infrastructure support for faith based organisations on behalf of the Department for Communities. As part of this work, they have produced a short survey for faith based organisations to complete, in order to understand the needs of these organisations and the work that they do with the wider community in Northern Ireland.

The survey closes at 4pm, 2nd December. » Continue reading news item ... “Short survey for NI faith based organisations”

Mapping faith based voluntary organisations in N Ireland

A database of all religious and community faith based organisations in Northern Ireland is being developed by voluntary sector body NICVA and Rural Community Network, to get a grip on the size, scope and work of the sector.

They see the information that the NI Faith Map will contain as being used to conduct research into the sector’s various needs, support the articulation of the policy voice of the faith sector and improve connections with relevant policy makers. » Continue reading news item ... “Mapping faith based voluntary organisations in N Ireland”

Preliminary community radio survey

The regulatory body Ofcom will be running a public consultation on its licensing and technical policy around community radio later this year. As a first step Ofcom is collecting views from the community radio sector on current challenges and how these might be addressed. Community Media Association has a short survey to contribute to this (running 4 weeks from 8th August?).

How much has the sector engaged with English devolution?

Sector bodies have teamed up to gain a better understanding of voluntary sector engagement in the devolution agenda across England.

NCVO, CFG, NAVCA, Locality and Regional Voices are running an online survey to discover the sector’s experience of engagement with devolution (proposals or implementation) to date. The survey takes the form of multiple choice questions which shouldn’t take more than five minutes to complete.

“The survey’s brevity, however, belies the importance of the information gathered.

 » Continue reading news item ... “How much has the sector engaged with English devolution?”

Give your views on sector campaigning issues

The Sheila McKechnie Foundation, the organisation dedicated to helping campaigners create positive and lasting social change, is running a campaign sector survey.

The results will both guide internal thinking and planning and inform the Foundation’s public commentary and policy work. The  two key areas where views are wanted are:

1. What can SMK and others do to ensure that the environment for campaigning is protected and positive? » Continue reading news item ... “Give your views on sector campaigning issues”